Alli Badgero joined Marian University’s Office of Institutional Advancement in September of 2019 as a senior development officer, where she works directly with faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to continue to advance the passion and mission of Marian University. Alli grew up in the Metro Detroit area and earned her bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and her master’s degree from Ball State University. Prior to coming to Marian, Alli led the major gift efforts at the Detroit Zoo and was eager to return to the Indianapolis area and higher education industry. She was a Director of Development for Ball State University and served as a capital campaign consultant in higher education where she worked closely with volunteers to train them in fundraising best practices. Alli is an active volunteer with Junior League of Indianapolis, her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega and she earned her Certificate in Fundraising Management (CFRM) through IU’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.